Project Accountant in Chicago, Illinois Salary

The average salary for a Project Accountant in Chicago, Illinois is $50,652 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Budget Management and Microsoft Excel.

$39,998 - $70,230
$40K
$52K
$70K
MEDIAN: $51,723
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50%
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Salary $39,998 - $70,230
Bonus $507 - $5,918
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$40,243 - $74,000
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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About Chicago, Illinois

Cook County, Illinois
2,720,556
Male:
1,320,015 (48.5%)
Female:
1,400,541 (51.5%)
Chicago (/ʃᵻˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃᵻˈkɔːɡoʊ/), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States, and the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century. The city is an international hub for finance, commerce, industry, technology, telecommunications, and transportation: O'Hare International Airport is the second-busiest airport in the world when measured by aircraft traffic; the region also has the largest number of U.S. highways and rail road freight. In 2012, Chicago was listed as an alpha global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research...
Chicago:
$50,702
Illinois:
$59,588
$985
Chicago:
$238,500
Illinois:
$180,300
6.3%

Project Accountant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Project Accountant

Pay by Experience for a Project Accountant has a positive trend. An entry-level Project Accountant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 17 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Project Accountant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Project Accountant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 6 salaries. A Project Accountant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Project Accountant

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Project Accountant Salaries

Late-Career
▲47%

Experienced
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Project Accountant Salaries

Budget Management
▲11%

Microsoft Excel
▲9%

Billing
▲7%

Accounts Payable
▲5%

Cost Accounting
▲2%

National Average
$53,000

Accounts Receivable
▼1%

Financial Reporting
▼5%

Financial Analysis
▼5%

Payroll Administration
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 6%
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